Lung Cancer Surgery: Common Post-Op Issues (Video)

A lobectomy to remove lung cancer in patients diagnosed with stage 1 or 2 lung cancer can be a life-saving procedure. However, a lobectomy is a major surgery, so it’s important that patients are aware of common post-op complaints so they can let their doctors know if they are experiencing any issues. Thoracic surgeon Sudish … Read More

Lung Cancer Surgery: Removing the Fear and Mystery (Video)

Finding out that a surgery called a lobectomy is needed to remove a large section of lung to treat stage 1 or 2 lung cancer can be a scary proposition—especially when thinking about how the lungs will be affected afterwards. However, the body is extremely quick to adapt, explains thoracic surgeon Sudish Murthy, MD, PhD, … Read More

Life and Breath: Lung Cancer Surgery (Video)

People who are diagnosed with stage 1 or 2 lung cancer often need surgery to remove the lung cancer. A lobectomy, the most common surgery performed to treat lung cancer, is the surgical removal of a large section of lung. Tiny video cameras mean smaller incisions The surgery used to require a large incision and … Read More

Life and Breath: Stage 3 and 4 Lung Cancer (Video)

When someone is diagnosed with lung cancer, he or she is told what stage (from 1-4) the cancer is, which indicates the degree to which it has spread beyond the initial lung nodule, or a black spot on the lung. A diagnosis of stage 3 or 4 lung cancer means that that the cancer has … Read More

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Life and Breath: Stage 1 and 2 Lung Cancer (Video)

When you hear that someone has been diagnosed with lung cancer, you often hear about the stage of cancer, which indicates the extent to which the cancer has developed by spreading to lymph nodes or other organs. Lung cancer staging is important, because the stage of lung cancer directly impacts the chance of being cured, … Read More

Life And Breath: A Primer On Lung Cancer (Video)

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Be sure to check out our series of Lung Cancer videos. Our videos will help you learn how lung cancer is formed, the four different stages of lung cancer, new advances in minimally invasive surgical techniques used to treat lung cancer, and what to expect after a lobectomy surgery. … Read More